“We really could be looking at a very substantial reduction in that horrendous burden of malaria,” said one of the researchers involved.
By Kenny Stancil Published 9-8-2022 by Common Dreams
Scientists from the University of Oxford have developed a malaria vaccine with “world-changing” potential, BBC News reported Wednesday, though getting shots into arms will require a renewed commitment to global health funding that advocates warn is in danger of being slashed.
Adrian Hill, director of the university’s Jenner Institute and co-inventor of the R21 jab, described it as “the best vaccine yet” against malaria. Continue reading